Best reads of the week, 10-26

Here are our top reads this week.

FALL PREVENTION VS MOBILITY

Hospitals overly concerned about patient falls may be implementing prevention strategies that cause more harm than good. (Kaiser Health News)

OPIOID SETTLEMENT

Four companies have avoided the first federal opioid trial set to begin on Monday by agreeing to a $260 million settlement with two Ohio counties. (CNBC)

HOSPICE IN SENIOR LIVING

The use of hospice is becoming more and more common in the assisted living space as facilities start to understand the benefits. (Senior Housing News)

LINK BETWEEN DIABETES AND ALZHEIMER’S

Neuroscience researchers are exploring new links between blood sugar levels and the risk of developing dementia. (NPR)

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